简明英汉词典

ghastly
[5^B:stli]
adj.
苍白的, 死人般的, 可怕的, 惊人的
adv.
可怖地, 惨白地

美国传统词典[双解]

ghastly
ghast.ly
AHD:[g2st“l?]
D.J.[6g#stli8]
K.K.[6g#stli]
adj.(形容词)
ghast.li.erghast.li.est

(1)

Inspiring shock, revulsion, or horror by or as if by suggesting death; terrifying:
可怕的:联想或好象联想到死亡而引起的震惊、憎恶或恐惧;可怕的,恐怖的:
a ghastly murder.
一场恐怖的谋杀

(2)

Suggestive of or resembling ghosts.
鬼一样的:联想到鬼的,象鬼的

(3)

Extremely unpleasant or bad:
极不舒服的或坏透的:
“in the most abominable passage of his ghastly little book”(Conor Cruise O'Brien)
“他那本极差的书里最令人讨厌的章节”(康纳·克鲁斯·奥布赖恩)

(4)

Very serious or great:
非常严重或巨大的:
a ghastly error.
极严重的错误

语源

(1)

Alteration influenced by ghost
ghost的影响

(2)

of Middle English gastli
中古英语 gastli

(3)

from gasten [to terrify] * see aghast
源自 gasten [吓唬,威胁,恐吓] *参见 aghast

继承用法

ghastliness
n.(名词)

ghastly
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

ghastlygrimgruesomegrislymacabrelurid

(2)

These adjectives describe what is shockingly repellent in aspect or appearance.
这些形容词描述神色容貌或外表非常令人讨厌的。

(3)

Ghastly applies to what inspires shock or horror because it suggests death:
Ghastly 用于因为使人联想到死而激起的恐惧或震惊:
ghastly wounds;
可怕的伤口;
a ghastly pallor;
吓人的苍白;
a ghastly shriek.
恐怖的尖叫。

(4)

Grim refers to what repels because of its stern or fierce aspect or its harsh, relentless nature:
Grim 指因为它苛刻的或残忍的样子或它自身恶劣的、残酷的本性:
the grim task of burying the victims of the earthquake.
埋葬地震受害者的令人恐怖的工作。

(5)

Gruesome and grisly describe what horrifies or revolts because of its appalling crudity or utter inhumanity:
Gruesome 和grisly 描述憎恨或反感, 因为它令人震惊的粗鲁或完全的不仁道:
a gruesome murder;
一桩可怕的谋杀;
gruesome evidence of human sacrifice;
人类牺牲的可怕证据;
grisly jokes about cadavers and worms;
关于尸体和蛆的吓人的玩笑;
“the grisly gang who work [Hitler's] wicked will” (Winston S. Churchill).
“按 邪恶的愿望行事的一群可恶的歹徒 (温斯顿·S·丘吉尔)

(6)

Macabre suggests the gruesome, often grotesque horror of death and decay:
Macabre 指可怕的经常是关于死亡和腐烂的怪诞的恐怖:
macabre stories about tortures conceived by a madman.
关于由一个疯子构想出来的可怕故事。

(7)

Lurid sometimes refers to what is of a ghastly or unnatural hue suggestive of death:
Lurid 有时指可怕的或不正常的让人联想到死的样子:
As her illness worsened her skin took on a pallid, greenish, lurid appearance. More often the term describes what shocks because of its terrible and ghastly nature:
疾病使她的皮肤呈现出一种苍白的、绿色的、可怕的样子。 这个词更多用来形容因为本性的可怕和恐惧而令人震惊:
lurid crimes. At other times it merely refers to glaring and usually unsavory sensationalism:
耸人听闻的罪行。 该词极少用来指怒目而视的并且通常是令人不快的危言耸听:
a lurid, melodramatic, but accurate account of the accident.
关于这事件的一则轰动且耸人听闻但确切的报导

现代英汉词典

ghastly
[5^B:stlI; (?@) 5^AstlI]
adj.
-lier, -liest

(1)

面色苍白的

(2)

可怕的;恐怖的
ghastly news
可怕的消息

(3)

极坏的;糟透的;令人不快的
We had a ghastly time at the party.
在舞会上我们玩得很不愉快。

现代英汉综合大辞典

ghastly
[5^B:stli]
adj.

(1)

可怕的; 恐怖的

(2)

死人般的, 苍白的

(3)

糟透的; 令人不快的

(4)

极大的
a ghastly mistake
极大的错误

词性变化

ghastly
[5^B:stli]
adv.
可怕地

继承用法

ghastliness
n.

参考词汇
ghastly     grim     grisly     horrible    
都含“可怕的”意思。

(1)

ghastly指“由死亡引起恐怖的”, 如:
a ghastlysmile on the dead man's face
死人脸上可怕的笑容。

(2)

grim指“令人讨厌的”, “可怕的”, 如:
a grim smile
狞笑。

(3)

grisly指“使人因恐怖而战栗的”, 如:
Robbing graves is grisly.
盗墓是可怕的。

(4)

horrible 指“引起恐怖或厌憎情绪的”, 如:
That is a horrible accident.
那是一次可怕的事故。
pleasing     nice    

英文相关词典

ghastly
appalling    contemptible    deathlike    deplorable    detestable    dreadful    frightful    horrible    outrageous    pale    repulsive    sallow    shocking    terrible    vile    wretched    

美国传统词典

ghastly
ghast.ly
AHD:[g2st“l?]
D.J.[6g#stli8]
K.K.[6g#stli]
adj.
ghast.li.er, ghast.li.est

(1)

Inspiring shock, revulsion, or horror by or as if by suggesting death; terrifying:
a ghastly murder.

(2)

Suggestive of or resembling ghosts.

(3)

Extremely unpleasant or bad:
“in the most abominable passage of his ghastly little book”(Conor Cruise O'Brien)

(4)

Very serious or great:
a ghastly error.

语源

(1)

Alteration influenced by ghost

(2)

of Middle English gastli

(3)

from gasten [to terrify] * see aghast

继承用法

ghastliness
n.

ghastly
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

ghastly, grim, gruesome, grisly, macabre, lurid

(2)

These adjectives describe what is shockingly repellent in aspect or appearance.

(3)

Ghastly applies to what inspires shock or horror because it suggests death:
ghastly wounds;
a ghastly pallor;
a ghastly shriek.

(4)

Grim refers to what repels because of its stern or fierce aspect or its harsh, relentless nature:
the grim task of burying the victims of the earthquake.

(5)

Gruesome and grisly describe what horrifies or revolts because of its appalling crudity or utter inhumanity:
a gruesome murder;
gruesome evidence of human sacrifice;
grisly jokes about cadavers and worms;
“the grisly gang who work [Hitler's] wicked will” (Winston S. Churchill).

(6)

Macabre suggests the gruesome, often grotesque horror of death and decay:
macabre stories about tortures conceived by a madman.

(7)

Lurid sometimes refers to what is of a ghastly or unnatural hue suggestive of death:
As her illness worsened her skin took on a pallid, greenish, lurid appearance. More often the term describes what shocks because of its terrible and ghastly nature:
lurid crimes. At other times it merely refers to glaring and usually unsavory sensationalism:
a lurid, melodramatic, but accurate account of the accident.

英汉化学大词典

ghastly
adj.可怕的,苍白的;adv.坏极的,极大的

英汉经贸大词典

ghastly
adj.可怕的,苍白的;adv.坏极的,极大的

英汉计算机大词典

ghastly
adj.可怕的(苍白的);adv.坏极的(极大的)

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